There is a thriving nighttime entertainment scene in Kennebunkport and along Maine’s coast, so you won’t have far to travel to hear live music, see a show or dance the night away. Check the schedule of performances at our own local live music hot spots. When you stay at Cape Arundel Inn & Resort, you’re also an easy, 40-minute drive from indoor and outdoor entertainment venues in Portland, Maine, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Our concierge is happy to arrange for concert tickets, transportation: everything you need for a memorable night out.
One Dock Square, Kennebunkport, Maine, 207-967-2621
Sip creative cocktails and hear top local bands and musicians live in the Pub at the Kennebunkport Inn every Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. and Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. year-round. On perfect summer evenings, the music moves outdoors, and the inn’s Sun Deck becomes a cozy, casual, quintessentially Maine music club.
The Dory at The Lodge on the Cove
29 South Main Street, Kennebunkport, Maine, 207-967-3993
The poolside bar at Kennebunkport’s throwback-chic motel hosts a daily happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. and live music from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday nights during the summer season. Come as you are, and enjoy classic munchies, fun drinks and cool tunes.
The Tides Beach Club
254 Kings Highway, Kennebunkport, Maine, 207-967-3757
Sunday is Fun Day at this upscale beachfront spot. Savor small plates and drink specials on the front porch during extended “Perfect 10” Happy Hours each Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. during the summer months. Live music adds to the lively vibe from 4 to 7 p.m.
Ocean at the Cape Arundel Inn
208 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine, 207-967-2125
Live music on the oceanview lawn from 4 to 6 p.m. each Wednesday evening in the summer is the perfect prelude to dinner at our own on-site restaurant, Ocean.
Earth at Hidden Pond
354 Goose Rocks Road, Kennebunkport, Maine, 207-967-6550
Local musicians play under starry skies each Wednesday night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the deck at Earth, where the Farm Bar serves up cocktails mixed with herb-infused spirits and muddled fruits.
Vinegar Hill Music Theatre
53 Old Post Road, Arundel, Maine, 207-985-5552
An intimate, historic barn is the enchanting setting for the Kennebunkport area’s newest entertainment venue. Vinegar Hill Music Theatre books top national, regional and local music acts, from legendary performers like Rickie Lee Jones, Ronan Tynan and The Drifters to contemporary singer-songwriters like Maine native Howie Day. Comedians and tribute bands take the stage, too. With a full-service bar and a busy schedule of summer and fall shows, this vibrant, 240-seat music hall is Kennebunkport vacationers’ go-to spot for grown-up entertainment.